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It is my great pleasure to present to you The One plus one conference: International Conference on Sport Management and International Expo of Sporting Goods organized by the Faculty of Sport Science (FSS) of Ton Duc Thang University (TDTU) which co-hosts with Burapha University, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand and National Taiwan University of Sports, Taiwan. The conference will take place at our main campus in Hochiminh City, on 14-15 September.

Taking the theme “The role of sport management in developing of the sport global industry”, the conference aims to provide an opportunity to share and acquire knowledge in the sport management field for people working or doing business in a variety of sport industry sectors such as sport for youth, sport for student, sport for community, professional sport and sport high-performance. In addition to presentations and speeches delivered by the world-class sport experts, the conference will offer participants access to both basic and advanced sports-related knowledge, and accentuate the importance of sport management practices in developing the global sports industry.

The conference will also inspire and encourage scientists, researchers, managers, experts, professors, lecturers, coaches, athletes and students who are performing their teaching, training and learning tasks at education and training institutions as well as organizations related sports to present their own scientific works and researches in the sports field and related others, including sports event management, sport facilities management, sports business management, sport marketing and sponsorship, public relation in sport, and sports tourism and recreation management, etc. Furthermore, the conference will offer an opportunity to scientists, researchers, experts, managers, professors, lecturers, coaches, athletes, students and other participants to share, exchange and discuss their viewpoints, and make their opinions and experience known to native and foreign renowned experts in physical education, sport physiology, sport nutrition, sport psychology as well as sport and health promotion.

Above all, valuable knowledge and experience obtained in this conference will become beneficial to not only a single individual or organization but also the entire country once they are spread and shared, or applied by participants to their sport researches, sports management in their countries.

The year 2017 is a special year for all of us at TDTU to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the University. This is also a time for us to convene and celebrate. I look forward to welcoming you to the conference and the celebrations.


Dr. Nguyen Tra Giang

Assistant Dean of Faculty of Sport Science, Ton Duc Thang University

And Chairperson of The One plus one conference: The 1st International Conference on Sport Management 2017 and The 1st International Conference of Sporting Goods 2017